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What is macular degeneration?
Macular degeneration is an eye condition that causes damage to the macula, the part of the retina responsible for clear central vision. It occurs when the macula thins and deteriorates, making it difficult for individuals to read or see in detail. The most common form of macular degeneration is age-related macular degeneration (amd).
While this disease may progress slowly for some individuals, others might experience more rapid onset and...more
This medical condition of the eye is precipitate...more
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ROP may also lead to other complications such as
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Types of Macular Degeneration
1. Dry Macular Degeneration: It is characterized by the presence of drusen and thin...more
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The central part of retina, macula, is associated with the central vision in the eye. The macula is responsible for controlling various abilities, such as distance perception, perceiving faces and colours, and identifying fine details of the objects. When this central part degenerates, the person slowly loses the ability to see c...more
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How it happens?
The centre portion of the eye is known as retina which has a screen in the posterior portion. For proper vision, light falls on this screen and is then processed to enable visi...more
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Procedure for the test
In this test, the individual sits on a chair, which has a special device attached to it, called the refractor or phoropter. The individual has to look through the device and properly focus on an eye chart which is exactly 6 meters or 20...more
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